A student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Felicity Incoom, has come out as the overall winner of the MTN Pulse Business Challenge competition, awarded the cash prize of ¢10,000 MTN souvenirs.
HR Focus Africa, in partnership with MTN Ghana, organized the competition, to capture and nurture business leadership in students across tertiary schools in Ghana.
The competition’s final event was held at the MTN Head office last Thursday. The winner of the competition, Felicity, told her story of how she was inspired by the KNUST team from the previous years’ competition.
In spite of the coronavirus pandemic, the HR Focus Team redesigned the competition to allow individuals to represent their schools and pursue this life transforming endeavor.
The goal of HR Focus Africa’s strategic partnership with the MTN Pulse brand was to give students a chance to believe in themselves and “Just Be”, as the slogan suggests.
Sitting as judges for the finals of the competition were Nana Asantewaa Amegashie, Senior Manager, Segment Marketing, MTN Ghana, Kofy Hagan, Executive Director, L’AINE Services / HR Focus, and Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah, Country Manager (Marketing) Sports Betting Group Gh. Ltd.
The competition attracted over 30 participants across universities in over four regions in Ghana.
Some of the schools represented include KNUST, UPSA, University of Ghana, Ashesi University, Takoradi Technical University, Wisconsin University, Ghana Institute of Journalism, KAAF University, All Nations University, and the University of Energy and Natural Resources.
For participating and putting their best foot forward, students who made it to the top ten in the competition were awarded souvenirs from MTN.